Long Lake 4th of July Wrap Up
Games for all ages on the Long Lake Ball Field were a great success and boasted over 300 participants. Events included a scavenger hunt and piñata for children five and under. Other crowd favorites included the sack race, three-legged race, the crab walk, barrel race and the finale egg toss with winners Milo Gillies and Miles Dean.
The Long Lake Bed Races shut down traffic on NYS Route 30 at 5pm and featured host Peter-Michael Marino introducing the racers, and conducting hilarity on the sidelines during the race. Four teams vied for the championship cup. Winner for Best in Show was Team Huntington Tree Huggers with Chrissy Macholl, Mark Frazier, Lee Daudelin, Nick Harover, Kristopher Weber.
Overall First Place went to the Jersey Devils with Mark Goerg, Nicholas Goerg, George Duerr, Paul Euicci and Dalilah Gomez. The Jersey Devils competed in two heats taking home first place by besting the brackets.
Second Place went to Wallace Contracting/The Cellar Bed and Third to the Huntington Tree Huggers.
Special thanks to all the judges who helped with the bed races. Mike McNamara, Lara McNamara, Kate O’Dowd, Molly Irvine, Carol Irvine, Colleen Smith, Paul Roalsvig, Brian Penrose, Kathryn Cusamano, Jim and Lisa Tebo, Briggs and Pailin Hample and Barb Gachowski.
This is the first win and second race in the last five years for the Jersey Devils.